Jacob Manning

Jacob Manning

Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

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ICDR Releases Revised Rules for Arbitration and Mediation

The International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) has updated its International Dispute Resolution Procedures, including its Arbitration and Mediation Rules, effective June 1, 2014. The updates—the first undertaken by...more

6/26/2014 - Final Rules ICDR New Amendments

Recognizing Boycott Requests in International Transactions

Most American companies who do business internationally know that U.S. law prohibits them from agreeing to participate in foreign boycotts that the U.S. does not sanction. Most also know that the law prohibits an American...more

6/26/2014 - Discrimination Export Administration Regulations Exports Tax Reform Trade Policy

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Reinstates $185 Million Arbitral Award - Placing New Focus on Clear Prerequisites to Arbitration in...

In an opinion issued in BG Group PLC v. Republic of Argentina, 134 S. Ct. 1198 (2014), the United States Supreme Court found that a prerequisite to arbitration was a procedural issue to be decided by the arbitration panel and...more

4/11/2014 - Arbitration Arbitration Awards BG Group v Republic of Argentina Bilateral Investment Treaties Commercial Contracts

Supreme Court Opinion Instructs on the Enforcement of Forum-Selection Clauses

On December 3, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its opinion in Atlantic Marine Constr. Co. v. U. S. Dist. Court for the W. Dist. of Tex.,—U.S.—, 134 S. Ct. 568 (2013). At issue was a forum selection clause...more

1/7/2014 - Construction Contracts Construction Disputes Federal Rule 12(b)(3) Forum Forum Non Conveniens Forum Selection Clause SCOTUS

UK Announces Policy Shift in Pursuing Corruption and Bribery

On October 7, the Secretary of State for the Home Department in the UK released a policy paper entitled, Serious and Organized Crime Strategy, in which the Secretary discussed the government’s strategy towards combating...more

11/7/2013 - Bribery Compliance Corruption Enforcement SFO UK UK Bribery Act White Collar Crimes

Risks and Benefits to Using Escrow Services in International Trade

In the 2012 edition of its Trade Finance Guide, the International Trade Administration for the first time discussed escrow service as a variation on cash in advance and a payment method available to U.S. exporters. The ITA’s...more

11/7/2013 - Escrow Accounts International Trade Agreements ITA Trade Policy

Brazil Passes Anti-Bribery Bill: Key Aspects for Companies

Brazil has passed a new Anti-Bribery Bill, which imposes civil and administrative liability on companies found to have engaged in corrupt practices while transacting business in Brazil or with Brazilian entities. The law will...more

8/29/2013 - Anti-Bribery Compliance New Legislation White Collar Crimes

American Bar Association Resolution Addresses Application of Forum Non Conveniens in International Arbitration

At its annual meeting, the American Bar Association’s House of Delegates adopted Resolution 107c, which addresses reliance on the doctrine of forum non conveniens to refuse to enforce an arbitral award in the United States....more

8/29/2013 - ABA Arbitration Forum Non Conveniens International Arbitration

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